Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 63
Rolex - Ref. 5513 - British Military Rolex. "Oyster Perpetual, Submariner, 660 ft=200 m.," case No. 3826401, Ref. 5513. Made in 1972 and issued to the Royal British Navy, No. 0552/923-7697 280/75. Very fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel military diver's wristwatch with fixed bar lugs. Accompanied by a service guarantee from Rolex UK, dated November 7th, 2008 along with correspondence confirming the delivery of this watch to the British Ministry of Defense in 1975.
C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, case back engraved with above Military numbers and serial number inside, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding-crown protected by the crown guard. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track and the letter T above 6. Luminous skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1520, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 14 mm.
Estimate: 20,000 USD - 30,000 USD
Estimate: 16,000 EUR - 25,000 EUR
Estimate: 22,000 CHF - 35,000 CHF
Grading system

C 3-9 D 3-01 M 3 AAA
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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
10-06-2010
Sold including buyer's premium:
22,800 USD